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National Weather Service issues a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area

National Weather Service issues a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area

John Blinn, News Editor

October 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Winter could be on the way! The National Weather Service has issued a Frost Advisory for the Pittsburgh area. A frost advisory has been issued for portions of our region tonight as temperatures fall into the low-30s. pic.twitter.com/8c6pnbSDRR— NWS Pittsburgh (@NWSPittsburgh) Octob...

Where’s the News?- Episode 1

Where’s the News?- Episode 1

John Blinn, Nick Hedderick, and Garret Roberts

October 11, 2019

  On the official first episode of "Where's the News?," the editors discuss presidential copyright strikes, James Hetfield's return to rehab and the results of the ongoing investigation into Mac Miller's death. They also discuss some local stories, including Robert Morris and Pittsburgh sports, the ongoing issues facing Yorktown hotel and the donatio...

Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association to host 5K event to help disabled athletes

Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association to host 5K event to help disabled athletes

John Blinn, News Editor

October 7, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (WPTLA) is preparing to host their 19th annual President's Challenge 5K Run/Walk/Wheel. The event will benefit the Pittsburgh Steelwheelers, which is an organization that strives to assist physically challenged athletes. The organization...

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Man taken into custody following a multi-vehicle University Blvd. accident

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP- A multi-vehicle accident on University Boulevard took place outside of the Robert Morris University campus and resulted in what appeared to be an arrest. Three vehicles were involved in the accident that took place at the intersection of University Boulevard and Campus Drive. Moon Township...

The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania hosts concert in Pittsburgh featuring Peter Buffett

The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania hosts concert in Pittsburgh featuring Peter Buffett

John Blinn, News Editor

September 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Son of Warren Buffett, Peter Buffett, will be visiting Pittsburgh on Oct. 2 with hopes of bringing the community together and focusing on complex issues. The United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania will be hosting a live concert and conversation, featuring the philanthropist and musician. Buffett...

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

Precautionary boil water advisory issued for portions of Allegheny County

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania American Water issued a precautionary boil water advisory for certain portions of Allegheny County on Friday. The advisory was the result of a water main break that took place in Carrick. The main break prevented Pennsylvania American Water's ability to replenish the local...

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

George Washington and Franco Harris statues return to Pittsburgh International Airport

John Blinn, News Editor

September 20, 2019

PITTSBURGH - After a six-month absence, President George Washington and former Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris have returned home to the Pittsburgh International Airport. The iconic statues of the two idols were removed in March to be refurbished at the Senator John Heinz History Center. And just ...

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

RMU to construct new $5 million building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science

John Blinn, News Editor

September 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - Robert Morris University will be using a $5 million grant to create a new building for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The SEMS current home, John Jay, will undergo heavy renovations in order to bring in prospective students and create a more efficient academic...

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A Robert Morris University student that is facing felony charges has been banned from all university-owned property. The Robert Morris University Police Department announced on Thursday that 21-year-old Wassim Ouchene has been prohibited from the Robert Morris University campus. Ouch...

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After serving Robert Morris University for 15 years, Chief of Police Randy Mink retired at the end of the 2018 spring semester. A few months later, RMU's former Police Sergeant Jeffrey Schmetzer has been set up to fill this role. Chief Schmetzer has worked with Robert Morris over the...